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Here's a better analogy.

I purchase a toaster. It doesn't matter whether I pay with my $10 an hour wage from last week or the $100 an hour job I have this week. I purchase it with wages that I have been taxed on.

The purchase price of the toaster has a percentage of the companies taxes included in the price. So am I not paying the corporations taxes?

I do my best to reduce the taxes I owe, but I've never been able to pass them on like a corporation does.

Don't get me wrong. They need to pay taxes for the infrastructure and all the benefits that they enjoy, but ultimately the consumer is the one who gets the bill.

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